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A commentary from Kath Cooper – Educator, Lecturer, Mother and Nani

This blog post is the first of two, and focuses on Kath’s perspectives as an Educator and Lecturer. Stay tuned for the second post next week. Kia ora koutou, nga mihi maioha ki a koutou katoa. Ko Kath Cooper ahau,...

/ January 19, 2015

What does the winner of the Prime Minister’s Award for Early Childhood think about Storypark?

The following is a testimonial from Meagan Bell, recipient of the Canadian Prime Minister’s Award for Early Childhood in 2014. She comments on her use of Storypark at the Kanata Research Park Family Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. As we began...

/ January 7, 2015

Happy holidays from Storypark!

The year is almost over. Wherever did it disappear to? 2014 has been a great year for Storypark. We’ve learned and grown a lot and are proud to be making such a difference to children, families and educators around the...

/ December 19, 2014

Working together to extend children’s learning outcomes

New features in Storypark are enabling better peer support and helping educators document evidence of their individual progression. Educators now control who has access to their private ‘Teacher Portfolio’, enabling them to invite mentors, peers or managers as they wish....

/ December 19, 2014

It’s hard to keep track, they’re learning and growing so quickly…

This kind of statement is something you’re probably familiar with – often recited by proud parents or family about their child. It’s kind of the same for us at Storypark. As the year wraps up we’re reflecting on everything we’ve...

/ December 15, 2014

The financial and practical impacts of Storypark

Hi I’m Natasha and I own and manage Small Poppies. We are an early learning service based in Ruakaka in Northland, New Zealand, with 6 teachers and 50 children. We adopted Storypark in January 2014 and the results have been significant for our...

/ December 11, 2014

NZ government recommendations support the use of Storypark

Wellington Kindergarten teacher Sonya McIntyre and Peter Dixon (Storypark’s CEO) made a submission as part of a NZ Parliamentary Inquiry into engaging parents in the education of their children. This blog post is an extract from the recently released report following the conclusion of the...

/ December 8, 2014

60 great gift alternatives to toys for Christmas

As the festive season draws ever closer, people start thinking about Santa Claus and presents. This blog post by Storypark’s CEO Peter Dixon provides some alternative ideas for gifts this Christmas. I was inspired by a blog post I read...

/ December 1, 2014

Long Day Care Professional Development Programme Opportunities

The Long Day Care Professional Development Programme (LDCPDP) is the single biggest investment ever in Australian professional development for child care and early learning educators in long day care (LDC) services. There are a lot of opportunities to invest your...

/ November 25, 2014

Introducing Learning Trends!

Educators are phenomenal people. They’re scientists, musicians, paramedics, counsellors, negotiators, leaders and strategists, all at any one given moment. Based on your guidance and the guidance of our partners and expert advisors, Storypark is excited to release our latest development, Learning...

/ November 23, 2014